Thursday, November 23rd

10:30 am – Fan Zone Opens (Outdoors)

11:00 am – Arena Doors Open

12:00 pm – Iowa vs. Oklahoma

2:30 pm – USC vs. Seton Hall

Friday, November 24th

11:00 am – Fan Zone Opens (Outdoors)

11:30 am – Arena Doors Open

12:30 pm – Oklahoma vs. USC or Seton Hall*

3:00 pm – Iowa vs. USC or Seton Hall*

*The results of Thursday’s games will determine Friday’s match-ups. Winners from Day One will face each other on Friday.


LionTree Arena is on the UC San Diego campus. To drive or rideshare here, navigate to 9730 Hopkins Drive, University of California San Diego, San Diego, California 92093.

Parking – Fans driving to the event can enjoy FREE parking on both days at the Hopkins Parking Structure; overflow parking is at the Pangea Parking Structure. Please arrive early to avoid delays.

Ride Share – Uber and Lyft can drop off and pick up in the John Jay Hopkins Drive loop off UCSD Northpoint Driveway.

Public Transportation – Please read here for public transportation options such as the Trolley or the Coaster Train. If you plan to take public transportation, we encourage you to look at the maps of where the dropoffs are on campus since it will require a walk to get to LionTree Arena.


LionTree Arena is a clear bag-only venue. Guests are encouraged to limit the number of items they bring with them to the Stadium. Only (1) one of the following style and size bag, package, or container per person:

  • Bags that are clear plastic or clear vinyl and do not exceed 12” x 6” x 12” or a one-gallon clear plastic freezer bag.
  • Purses, bags, or clutches no larger than 4.5” x 6.5”.


There are two ways to access your mobile ticket. Your ticket purchase confirmation email contains electronic tickets that can be downloaded and scanned on your phone prior to entering the venue.

You can also access your tickets through the UC San Diego My Account page at least 24 hours before the event.

Download and save your tickets to your Apple Wallet or Google Pay.

Make sure your phone is fully charged.

Have your ticket ready to be scanned before entering the venue.

For questions and step-by-step instructions on how to access your mobile tickets, click right here.


Need a place to stay? Check out these hotel options we’ve curated for the inaugural Rady Children’s Invitational.